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Meet the Team


Seth Zeller


Seth has been with Zeller Electric for 15 years. He has a BS in business administration and a PhD in school transfers. He oversees daily operations for all projects and keeps a keen eye on trends in the electrical industry. Seth is an accredited NECA representative and an active member with the McLean County Chamber of Commerce.

Seth has been married for 8 years and makes it a priority to spend time with his wife and three young children, Finn, Juno and Hart. He is an avid reader and enjoys nearly all sports and outdoor activities. His family attends Christ Community Church of Gridley.


David A. Zeller


As co-founder of Zeller Electric, David is a key decision maker for the company. He holds an associates degree in math and has an IBEW electrical apprenticeship under his belt. He is a member of NECA (board member for 15 years), NFPA, and NJATC, and is chairman of the board for the Joint Apprenticeship Training Committee (JATC).

David has been married for 43 years to his wife, Christine; they have four grown sons and 13 grandchildren. He enjoys boating, riding his motorcycle, and spending time with his family. David is active in his church and is on the Church Leadership Council.


Brian Rieke

Vice President of
Business Operations

Brian has nearly 27 years of experience in the electrical industry—and he's been with Zeller Electric for the duration. He holds an AAS in electronic technologies and is a graduate of the IBEW/NECA Joint Apprenticeship Training Committee program. Brian's special interests include green building practices and technologies, and he is a USGBC LEED Green Associate. He is also a member of IBEW L.U. #34.

Brian's interests include shooting sports, motorcycling and outdoor activities. (He's also a self-admitted "hack" golfer.) Brian is active in his church (Goodfield Apostolic Christian) and has been a firefighter with the Eureka-Goodfield Fire Protection District for 16 years. He and his wife, Lisa, have been married for 26 years. They have three grown children - Brittany, Rob, and Seth.


Luke Zeller

Vice President of
Field Operations

Luke has been a valued team member for 19 years. He plays an important role as he provides project estimates, ensures that workers are scheduled for appropriate duties, and oversees materials and equipment in the Bloomington area. He has completed five years of electrical apprenticeship in the IBEW/NECA apprenticeship program.

Luke has been married to his wife, Ashley for nearly 15 years, and he keeps busy with family activities that focus on his four children (ranging from 3 to 11 years). He enjoys camping, golfing, and is an avid mountain biker. Luke and his family attend Eastview Church in Bloomington.


Joe Carey

Systems Division Leader

With 15 years experience in the industry, Joe brings a great deal of knowledge to our systems group. He handles estimating and design, and his project management skills include working with the team to troubleshoot, install, and certify data communication projects. Joe holds an MBA and is an RCDD (Registered Communications Distribution Designer).

Joe enjoys outdoor activities and riding his motorcycle. He also looks forward to spending time with his three girls.


Jason Albritton

Office Manager

Jason has been with Zeller Electric for two years and works to increase the efficiency of the business operations.  He has a BS in both Finance and Economics. He has 12 years of experience in purchasing in the automotive manufacturing industry.

Jason has been married for 14 years to his wife Katie and has two children, James and Anna. He enjoys spending time with his family and attending his son's basketball games and his daughter's soccer matches. He is also an avid fan of Formula 1. He attends Christ Community Church of Gridley with his family.

Payton White

Administrative Assistant

Payton has been with Zeller Electric since 2016. She has a variety of knowledge in the field of business, specifically in billing and insurance. She has an Associates in Applied Science focusing on Sociology. Payton manages account receivable for Zeller. She also handles team trainings and employee MiniGames.

Payton has been married to Dalton for a year. They welcomed their first son, Boone, in April of 2017. She is a volunteer Assistant Kids Pastor at Church 2:14 in Peoria. Payton enjoys date nights with her husband, trying new restaurants, reading, time with friends, and spending time with her family.

Brian Thompson


Brian has recently joined the Zeller Electric team. He has been an electrician for many years. His love for the industry started as a young boy learning from his father and progressing to be a lifelong career. In 2010, he started working as a project manager-estimator and is currently working in that capacity.

Brian has been married to his wife, Penny, for thirty-five years. They enjoy snowmobiling, boating, and many other outdoor activities.

Tiffany Ruegsegger

Office Assistant

Tiffany is our newest member of the Zeller Electric staff. She is the voice behind Zeller Electric’s phone. She handles all small job billings and helps with facilitating and tracking materials. She has an Associates in Applied Science focusing on sign language interpreting.

Tiffany is married to Jesse, and they are active in their church. They enjoy renovating their house together and will be living in Congerville when it is complete.